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Definition of "influent" [in•flu•ent]

  • Flowing in or into. (adjective)
  • An inflow, especially a tributary. (noun)
  • Ecology A nondominant organism in a community that exerts an important modifying effect. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "influent" in a sentence
  • "This means that the river feeds the groundwater table, rather than having its flow sustained by a high groundwater table, as is the case with "influent" rivers."
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  • "Thank you George Lucas for making the film trilogy more influent , ,ore parodied and more known of the ewntire world."
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